Maine Potato Board

Maine Potato Board’s Porter Seed Farm experiment finds success

Most major potato-producing states have an association or commission in place to connect and represent its collection of potato growers. Rarely are su... READ MORE »

Identifying and managing potato pink eye

Pink eye of potato is a physiological disorder of tubers that often results in pinkish colored skin tissue, usually from the middle to bud end of tube... READ MORE »

D.C. Farms, Chandler family honored by Maine Potato Board

The Maine┬áPotato Board has announced the Chandler family of D.C. Farms in Mapleton as the 2019 Farm Family of the Year. Darren Chandler, along wit... READ MORE »

University of Maine at Presque Isle breaks ground on all-season research greenhouse

The University of Maine at Presque Isle has broken ground on an 2,400-square-foot, all-season teaching and research greenhouse. When completed, the $9... READ MORE »

Maine board names Nightingale Farms’ Curtis Harrison as 2019 Young Farmer of the Year

The Maine Potato Board has named Curtis Harrison of Nightingale Farms its 2019 Young Farmer of the Year. Nightingale Farms is located in New Limeri... READ MORE »

Pressure bruise management aided by texture analysis

Pressure flattening in stored potatoes is a cause of significant economic losses for Colorado potato growers. Pressure flattening occurs as the tuber ... READ MORE »

Ag groups sponsor immigration reform campaign

The Partnership for a New American Economy (NAE) recently released 51 new economic research reports (one for every state plus the District of Columbia... READ MORE »

Industry donates more than 200 salad bars

To date 202 salad bars have been donated consisting of 99 industry donations and 103 Potatoes USA matches and purchases. These bars have been placed i... READ MORE »

USPB now Potatoes USA

The U.S. Potato Board (USPB) now is doing business as Potatoes USA. Board members approved a motion to change the name of the organization at its annu... READ MORE »

YouTube channel ready for National Farm Safety Week

The 10 U.S. Agricultural Centers funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are positioned to promote safety solution... READ MORE »

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